Fans will have to wait no longer for the next Volume of Family Guy on DVD! The hilarious first part of Emmy nominated Season 4 will have you laughing like you've never laughed before. Edgier and more irreverant than ever, ... more »you'll forget you've ever heard the term "Politically Correct!" The must-have DVD of the season -- any self-respecting guy will own Family Guy Volume 3 on November 29th.« less
Dana L. (poppy) from COWETA, OK Reviewed on 12/1/2009...
Funny, biting humor
Best Family Guy Vol. out
darkmosquito | Fresno, California USA | 09/12/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Family Guy Vol. 3 is the funniest Family Guy set out. It includes my favorite episode Petarded. This set will contain 3 discs (like Vol. 2 did), all 13 episodes of season 4, and extras. Here is the list of the episodes in Vol. 3:
Disc 1 1. North by North Quahog 2. Fast Times at Buddy Cianic Jr. High 3. Blind Ambition 4. Don't Make Me Over
Disc 2 1. The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire 2. Petarded 3. Brian The Bachelor 4. 8 Simple Rules for Buying My Daughter
Disc 3 1. Breaking Out is Hard To Do 2. Model Misbehavior 3. Perfect Castaways 4. Peter's Got Woods 5. Jungle Love 6. Extras
Extras Include: 1. Commentary Tracks 2. Behind The Scenes With Stewie 3. Resurrection of Family Guy 4. Deleted Scenes 5. Animatics 6. Family Guy "Live In Las Vegas" Music Video
This set is a must-have for any Family Guy fan. "
Power to the people
N. Durham | Philadelphia, PA | 09/02/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"It wasn't that long ago that Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy suffered an untimely death thanks to the brilliant collective minds at Fox, dooming the series to late night re-runs on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block. However, the re-runs managed to get higher ratings then the syndicated episodes, and the DVD sales were surprisingly through the roof. Thus, the voices of the people were heard by the mighty network, and Family Guy was miraculously resurrected and back on Fox. The series gets off to a slamming start (including Peter's opening rant where he names every single show to air on Fox that suffered an untimely death as well) as Peter and Lois seek to spice up their relationship, and end up stealing the master copy of Mel Gibson's upcoming "Passion of the Christ 2". Later on, Peter gets judged to be mentally incompetant, and there's plenty of other gags, in-jokes, and absurd references that only a handful of people will get. It's true, this fourth season isn't the same quality as the previous three (Stewie is more of a wisecracking character than the evil baby genius hellbent on controling the world here, and his interaction with pet dog Brian isn't what it used to be) but it's still complete animated lunacy that is irreverant as ever, and hilarious as ever. The voice team, including MacFarlane, MAD TV alum Alex Borstein, Seth Green, and That 70's Show's Mila Kunis, do great deadpan work. All in all, it's great to have Family Guy back, and the prayers of longtime fans yearning for the show to return have thankfully been answered. Let's hope that this time around, Fox has learned a lesson, and won't shuffle the show around the schedule to the brink of cancellation like they did before."
This is the correct info for this set.
darkmosquito | 08/14/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"North by North Quahog" Original Airdate: 05-01-05
Lois & Peter try to spice up their sex life by taking a second honeymoon and end up fighting Mel Gibson to stop the release of Passion of the Christ 2. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie are charged with watching the kids while they are gone and slip into the role of 'mom and dad'.
"Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High" Original Airdate: 05-08-05
Chris falls in love with his new substitute teacher whose looking for a boy to kill her husband. Brian takes up substitute teaching for the Remedial English class filled with hoods.
"Don't Make Me Over" Original Airdate: 06-06-05
When Meg is turned down by a cute boy, she is devasted until Lois takes her to the mall for a makeover. Peter and the neighborhood guys decide to form a garage rock band and when catastrophy happens at their first performance, the whole Griffin family kicks in to help. A talent scout turns them into a family bus touring band.
"Blind Ambition" Original Airdate: 05-15-05
While trying to set a world record for eating money, Peter succumbs to nickel poisoning that strikes him blind. Quagmire tries to shake off his addiction to women. God comes to earth to be a player. Lois decides to use Peter's blindness to try out a new au naturale look.
"The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire" Original Airdate: 06-12-05
Peter and Brian walk in on Loretta and Quagmire getting giggity and Cleveland becomes obsessed with getting revenge. Loretta kicks Cleveland out for not caring anough and he moves in with the Griffins. Quagmire goes into hiding while Cleveland trains and plans his revenge.
"Petarded" Original Airdate: 06-19-05
After winning at Trivial Pursuit, Peter claims to be a genius, so Brian asks him to take an IQ test to prove it. When it turns out Peter is borderline retarded, he learns to use his handicap to his advantage.
"Brian the Bachelor" Original Airdate: 06-26-05
Brian is selected to be featured on THE BACHELOR despite his belief that reality TV is all fake. Chris gets a talking pimple that convinces him to do mischeivious things, and Peter and the gang help Cleveland get back into dating.
"8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter" Original Airdate: 07-10-05
Meg is jealous over Neil Goldman's new lady love and decides she wants him instead. Peter runs up a huge bill at Mort's Pharmacy. Stewie falls in love with his new babysitter and decides to rub out her boyfriend so he can have her to himself.
"Breaking Out Is Hard to Do" Original Airdate: 07-17-05 Lois's kleptomania lands her in jail, leaving the Griffin household in a worse state of dissarray than usual. Peter takes up sumo wrestling.
"Model Misbehavior" Original Airdate: 07-24-05
Lois decides to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a model while Peter deals with the fact that every man in town wants to bed his wife. Meanwhile, Brian gets worms and Stewie involves him in a pyramid scam to pay off the vet bills
"Perfect Castaway" unaired as of this review
"Peter's Got Woods" unaired as of this review
"Jungle Air" unaired as of this review
The three part Stewie saga will only be available on the Direct to DVD release. Uncensored I might add, WOOO HOOO.
The special features anounced for this box set are, Commentary tracks (episodes and participants aren't known at this time) Behind the Scenes with Stewie Resurrection of Family Guy Deleted scenes Animatics Family Guy "Live In Las Vegas" Music Video And more!
This should be a great box set when it's released in November. Many great episodes from the first season of Family Guy since it was resurected on FOX after steller DVD sells and great ratings on Adult Swim. Any fans of animation or just great comedy should pick this one up when it comes out. Should make a great Christmas present.
Steve Buscemi | 12/04/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Make no mistake, Family Guy Volume well below the standard set by Volumes 1 and 2, but it is still very good. With the exception of a few episodes (most notably, 'Don't Make Me Over'), Family Guy still retains the same off the wall humor that was prevalent in previous seasons, and thankfully, much less singing.
The worst aspect about Family Guy Vol. 3 is that it only contains the first 13 episodes of Family Guy. Fox, not content with milking Family Guy with 'The Freakin' Sweet Collection', have split the 4th production season into three DVD titles: 'Family Guy Vol. 3', 'Family Guy Vol. 4', and 'Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story' Vol. 3 is half the running time of Vol. 1, and of course, not half the price.
This allows Fox to push out the third volume before Christmas rather than wait until all of season 4 has aired. The second half of Season 4 is notably funnier and comparable to previous seasons in terms of quality...but does not appear on this disc.
The drop in quality and the lack of actual episodes on this volume may leave a sour taste in your mouth."
It's back, but...
Reid V. Wilkening | Denver, Colorado United States | 12/24/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)
"First off, I must say how thrilled i am that family guy is back. It has long been my favorite, and these new episodes are nice to see. However, it seems that at least in this season, the creators had to fall back on a number of laugh strategys that aren't really funny. For example, the repeater: where a charecter repeats himself over and over and over. or the progressor: ex, where Stewie reiterates his point about Brian's novel for 30 seconds. These things are not that funny!!! Also, Stewie is no longer an evil baby genius bent on world domination or matricide. There was a not a single attempt on Lois' life during a single episode. BRING BACK THE OLD STEWIE. I can't be too hard on this show, as i trully do love it, but it seems that the writers need some new joke ideas, and need to return to the old stewie charecter."